William R. Cobb
William R. Cobb (Bill) died peacefully Wednesday afternoon December 18th surrounded by his family at Grace Cottage Hospital.
A longtime resident of Jamaica, VT he was born in Hartford, CT on October 22, 1936 the son of Ernest S. and Bertha (Akley) Cobb.
Bill served in the Army National Guard for six years and on active duty for six months. He was an active member of Mt Lebanon Lodge #46 for many years and also a member of the Jamaica Community Church.
He was a retired master carpenter and in his spare time enjoyed fishing, gardening, woodworking and riding his ATV with his wife, family, and friends on VASA trails in VT and also in NH.
Bill is survived by his wife Jeanne (Coleman) of 55 years, marrying her on August 9, 1958, two sons Kendall and Dennis both of Jamaica, one daughter, Debra and son-in-law Lloyd Church of W. Townshend, three grandchildren Jessica, Robert and Dennis Jr., and one great granddaughter Raelynn.
He also leaves two brothers, Ellsworth of Enfield, CT and Ernest L. of Cape Cod, MA and several extended family members and a host of friends.
Graveside services will be held in the spring at the Pleasant View Cemetary in Jamaica. Date to be announced.
Memorial contributions in William R. Cobb's name may be made to Grace Cottage Hospital P.O. Box 216 Townshend, VT 05353-0216 c/o Dr. Robert W. Backus or to The